Stewart W. Olive

 

Education

B.A. Colorado State University, Political Science, June 1975

M.A. Colorado State University, Political Science, May 1981

J.D. University of Colorado, School of Law, May 1986

Admitted to practice before the Colorado State and Federal Courts November, 1986.

Legal Work Experience

Partner, March, Olive & Pharris, LLC f/k/a March & Olive, P.C., f/k/a March, Liley & Olive, P.C., Fort Collins, Colorado (May, 2001 to present.)  Partner in full service law firm.  Emphasis in business law, commercial transactions, construction law, real estate, and civil litigation.

Municipal Judge, Town of Timnath, Timnath, Colorado (February, 1997 to present.)  Performed as Municipal Judge from February, 1997 to June, 2001 and June, 2003 to present.  Performed as Assistant Municipal Judge from June, 2001 to June, 2003.  Responsible for presiding over the Timnath Municipal Court, including arraignments, approval of dispositions, conduct of trial, and sentencing.

Municipal Judge, Town of Severance, Severance, Colorado (August, 2010 to present.)  Responsible for presiding over the Severance Municipal Court, including arraignments, approval of dispositions, conduct of trial, and sentencing.

Between 1986 and 2001 was partner or sole practitioner in the following firms, all in Fort Collins:

Stewart W. Olive, Attorney at Law, Fort Collins, Colorado .

Olive & Messana, PC, Fort Collins, Colorado

Stewart W. Olive, Attorney at Law, Fort. Collins, Colorado (May, 1995, to October, 1997.)  Sole practitioner of law.  Emphasis in business law, commercial transactions, construction law, real estate, litigation.

Schur and Olive, Fort. Collins, Colorado

Schur, Olive & Gavaldon, Fort. Collins, Colorado

Municipal Judge, Town of Wellington, Wellington, Colorado (September, 1988 to May, 2001.)  Performed as Assistant Municipal Judge from September, 1988 to 1991.  Performed as Municipal Judge from 1991, to June, 2001.  Responsible for presiding over the Wellington Municipal Court, including arraignments, approval of dispositions, conduct of trial, and sentencing.

Litigation Experience

Litigated cases before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, Colorado Court of Appeals, Larimer County District Court, Weld County District Court, Adams County District Court, Denver District Court, Jefferson County District Court, Arapahoe County District County, Douglas County District Court, Boulder County District Court, Prowers County District Court, Garfield County District Court, Larimer County Court, Weld County Court, Routt County Court, and Prowers County Court.

Professional Organizations

Colorado Bar Association